The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1952 · Page 5
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December 9, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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TUESDAY, DEC.-9, ,1952 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS AP&L Contract Is Illegal, REA Directors Told Washington Official Says 10-Y«ar Loan Pacts are Violations LITTLE ROCK tSl—A Washington official told Arkansas state Electric Co-operative directors here yesterday that he believes 'the present contract you've : sighed with ) Arkansas , Power and Light Co. ' Is 'an illegal-.act." , William Wise, of Washington, D. .C. Rural Electric Administration deputy administrator, said co-oper- - atives who received REA loans violated sections of their loan a- 'greehients when they made 10-year contracts with AP&L. Trie administrator, admitting that the co-operatives were receiving "exceptionally good rates" added that "a contract with' a utility company is not worth the paper it's written on." - , _' " Referring apparently to i pr- vate - public power dispute over construction of the co-operative Olark slema generating plant Wise said: ' "As soon as the power plant Is 'killed off,It would be a: simple matter for them to have some municipality petition the Public Ser vice Commission to increase your rates." •'.•. The- official also said 'trial the REA. hoped, to Increase rural Arkansas telephone users by 90 per cent In:the next 10 years. John R. Thompson, Public Ser vice Commissioner, told the direct ors, attending an annual conven tion here yesterday, that money already-has been allocated to the Southwest Arkansas Telephone Co for a $400,000 Miller County co operative project. He said arrange menls are. nearly completed lib: application of a $293,000 loan b: the Central Arkansas Co-6perativ< of Hot Springs and Clark Counties Trumans To Return to Washington INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (*>>—Pres Ident Truman prepared- to star back to Washington today to re sume, Tor six more' weeks. . th duties of a chief of stated The president and his family re turned to their Missouri .home fo the funeral of Ms. Da.vid W. Wai lace, 90. who was.;burled yesterday She was Mrs. Truman's mother. The Trumans were ( expected . t remain in near-seclusion until the! departure for Washington nt 7 1 p.m.. Eastern Standard Time.: Mrs Truman was showing the'stfain n the four days since- her mother die in the White House of a ce'rebra thrombosis. Some .papers for the Preslden had arrived from Washington, hou ever. An aide said it was possibl he might motor to • nearby Kansa City for a brief stint of work i the penthouse suite held for hir at the Muchlebach Hotel. Close to 90 relatives and zoo friends of the Trunyin arid Wallac fimtlies Tttendcd the Episcop; funeral service yesterday. It-WE held In the fine bid house whic. was Mrs. Wallace's lifetime horn until, in failing health, .she \\T ta!:en to Washington by her son in-law. .,'-',- J HOLD THAT TIGER—Bella is a long-suffering foster mother, but • there are times when she feels that her own brood should be first to enjoy supper, and so she holds her adopted tiger cub at bay by the ."handle." Bella'gained the addition to her family when her master, answered an appeal for a mother dog to care for the abandoned jungle kitten. Arkansas News Briefs •^ Supreme Court Upholds State Tribunal Ruling in Truck Case By the Associated Press , ; .WASHINGTON —. The . United States Supreme Court has upheld he Arkansas Supreme Court, that ruck-owning drivers must obtain Arkansas permits as contract .carters before -.traveling Arkansas ughways. The 5-4 ruling was delivered yes- erday by Justice Black. It applied to some drivers of the Uoyd A. Try Roofing Co. of Memphis. The company contended that the drivers were exempt from the slate permit requirement because they . engaged in Interstate . commerce. The Tennessee Company appealed to the highest tribunal when" the Arkansas Supreme Court upheld the Arkansas Public Service Commission in the case. -ludgens New Purchasing Agent By the Associated Press LITTLE ROCK—Robert.L. Hud- rens was appointed state purehas- ng agent yesterday by , out-going ibv. McMath to succeed Arnold Sikes. Sikes resigned to become .a member of the Workmen's Compensation Committee. Hud gens, a native of Jefferson Countj, haa been employed in the purclnsing agents office since I&46. State Electors to Cast Votes By ihe Associated Press I Gov McVfnth Issued a pioclimn- LITTLE ROCK Arkansas' eight! tion yesterday summoning the elec- Dfmocratlc presidential electois j tors to announce formally that the will meet here Monday to cast their _ state's eight, votes would be cast for votes for president of the United j the Democratic candidate in Wash States I ington next month. Dan Felton, Ex-Highway Official, Dies By the Associated Press MEMPHIS —.Dan Felton of Felton,'Ark;, former state highway commissioner and efate, penitentiary board member, died 'in^a hospital here jesterday. < The' 55-j'ear-old East Arkansas planter probably was best known fo his annual August barbecues, at tended by hundreds of guests—mos of them from ' Arkansas politica circles Fuiieial services'will be held Marlaiina today. Clinton Approves Water System By the Associated Press > CLINTON, Ark. — The'voters have" decreed that this .Van Buren County town -will have a city water system. The voted yesterday 307 for, to 3 against for a proposed $25,000 bond'Issue to, build a city water system. Clinton—a town of some 850 people—now has no city water. PAGE FIVE FHE LITTLE; PEOPLE'S CHRISTMAS For the Birds/Too LET Me lNm?ODUC6 MYSELF, MR. JAY. I'M TAX OLD - ™ cfa SPECIAL ' U, Mr?.TAf?. ABOUT PARTY-i ACCEPT 'WITH PLEASURE! BY WALT SCOTT - - -,•--,. .- J>! I rteARD ABOUT IT. BUT CO YOU MEAM THS WHOLf FAMILY? WHO ODN'T PLY SOUTH KWEW THE COMIMS EVENT... Lions Death Starts Probe BOMBAY HP} — Indian Wildlife experts wonder 'what happened to he 10 dead lions recently found In he nearby Gir Forest sanctuary, ast haven of the Asiatic Hon. Villagers discovered the dead beasts scattered .through the jungles with no marks of wounds. Officials plan an investigation to determine whether some disease was responsible. 'As part of an official policy aimed at safeguarding the lions, number- ng about 200, from extinction, the government took emergency measures to provide water for the lions when the forest area suffered a drought four months ago. Read Courier News classKicd Ads. MOX Show .Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1 :00 Always a Double Feature TUE - WED Double Feature Color by Technicolor —Plus— "ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN' Jose Ferrer Kim Hunter Automatic Paint Mixer Is Fast NEW YORK W) — A. new push lutton device mixes paints to 'the' >reclse color of a sample In less nan 90 seconds. The mechanism, mown as the automatic color car- msel, mi>;es paint to match a seeded color chip, putting Into a container just the right amount of •arlous colors to match the orlg- nal. The machine takes about, half ihe space of an office desk.' 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Tokyo's | famous shopping district Tokyo j newspapers reporting this and other efforts to spruce up the capital, said 200 flower beds also will be Installed to brighten the Oinza. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TUESDAY TEN TO ONE-Judge Joseph Sabatti, above, -noted Chicago jurist, takes pride in the 10,000 marriages he has saved, by reconciling estranged couples, during his 42 years on -. the bench.; On the gloomy side of the .picture, the retiring jurist estimates thai it has been his duty to sign 100,000 divorce decrees during the same period. !_ , CLASH BY NIGHT V ; '^ . WED r THURS "MARU MARU' Wiiti Ruth Roman & Errol Flynn Beautiful New Brick Home Located 5*5 E. Hjrdln. 2 bedroom, one »nd one h»lf tile buiru, knoltj pine 4«n, large Uvlnf room, dining room, Deluxe Geney» kitchen. Bre«rew»jr, attached,ir»r»fe and store room. Eqclpped wilh Frigidaira Air Conditioner, central Lennox heating system. Steel storm «utiei. Ut 1H « »«,, Price (It.WW. 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